Adult Book Sales Flat in October; Kids' Down 6.8%

Sales of adult books were flat in October compared to October 2017, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot program. Sales in the children/young adult segment fell 6.8% in the month compared to 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children/YA Sales Rose, Adult Sales Fell in October

Sales in the children/young adult category increased 20.9% in October over October 2018, while sales of adult books fell 3.7%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Sales Up, Kids' Sales Down In First Nine Months of 2017

Sales of adult trade books inched up 0.4% in the first nine months of 2017, over the same period in 2016, according to estimated released by the AAP’s StatShot program. Sales in the children’s/young adult segment fell 3.5% in the nine-month period compared to 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Fiction Couldn't Save Last Week's Print Book Sales

With all categories except adult fiction having declines, unit sales of print books fell 5.2% in the week ended September 4, 2021 from the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Book Sales Could Grow by 2% This Year—Or by 8%

In a presentation on July 21, NPD BookScan said that, based on current trends, unit sales of print books are likely to finish 2021 with a gain over 2020. How high that gain will be depends on several factors, including the future course of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales of Adult Fiction Books Stay on Fire

Unit sales of adult books rose 25.8% last week over May 30, 2020, and for the first five months of 2021, adult book sales jumped 32.4% over the comparable period a year ago at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Titles Drove a 24% Print Book Sales Gain Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 24% last week over the comparable week in 2020. Sales of travel books continued to rebound after a disastrous 2020, and graphic novel sales soared again. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Rose 6% Last Week Led by Adult Titles

Unit sales of adult titles jumped for the week ended April 10, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, offsetting steep declines in the juvenile categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AAP StatShot: US Adult Book Sales Up 35.4 Percent in November

An unusual dip for downloaded audiobooks plays into the November 2020 StatShot book sales figures from the Association of American Publishers. The post AAP StatShot: US Adult Book Sales Up 35.4 Percent in November appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Adult Trade Sales Had Solid October

Sales in October in the adult trade book segment rose 10.2% over 2019 at publishers that report results to AAP. Sales in the two digital formats had double digit increases in the month and, for the first 10 months of 2020, e-book sales rose 11.5% over 2019, while downloadable audio sales... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NPD Books: US October Sales up 7.1 Percent Over 2019: ‘A Healthy Month’

The United States market is on track for 'one of the highest volume years for US trade book sales in NPD BookScan history.' The post NPD Books: US October Sales up 7.1 Percent Over 2019: ‘A Healthy Month’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Higher Digital Sales Drove Gains of Adult Books in August

Sales of downloadable audio jumped 32% in August over a year ago and e-book sales rose 14.6%. With hardcover sales up 29% in the month, sales of adult books rose 13.2% in August, according to AAP's BookStat. Total industry sales inched up 0.3% in the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 Awesome Zombie Books for Adults

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AAP: Adult Sales Dipped in April, Rose for Kids'

Sales of adult trade books fell 4.4% in April. Despite the decline, adult trade sales were up 0.5% over the first four months of 2018. In the children/young adult category, April sales increased 6.7% and were up 9.1% over the first four months of 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Sales Flat at Hudson in 2018

While sales in Hudson Group's literature category dropped 5% in 2018 compared to 2017, book sales were about flat with 2017. Hudson operates about 60 bookstores in airports and sells books in another 500 of Hudson's 1,082 locations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Trade Sales Down in January, Kids' Up

Sales of adult trade books fell 7.3% in January compared to the first month of 2018, according to the AAP’s StatShot program. Sales in the children’s/young adult category rose 4.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Print Book Sales Stayed Flat in 2018

The value of print books sold in Canada totaled C$1.13 billion ($850 million) in 2018, with 54.7 million units sold, according to data released by BookNet Canada and BNC SalesData, the national sales tracking service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Soft Kids, Adult Fiction Sales Drop Units 0.8% in Early December

Declines in adult fiction and juvenile fiction and nonfiction offset a 7.6% increase in adult nonfiction sales, resulting in a 0.8% drop in unit sales of print books for the week ended Dec. 8, 2018, compared to the similar week last year at outlets the report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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